BROOKS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BROOKS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) At 40, Mel Brooks’ ‘Frankenstein’ proves forever young http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425595-223/brooks-config-data-frankenstein.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425595-223/brooks-config-data-frankenstein.html.csp">At 40, Mel Brooks’ ‘Frankenstein’ proves forever young</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE CIDONI LENNOX</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T18:06:33.207-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 06:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. • “Young Frankenstein” is pushing 40, but is by no means over the hill. The film’s writer-director Mel Brooks and actresses Cloris Leachman and Teri Garr gathered at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday night for a 40th-anniversary screening of their comedy classic. As they posed for photos, Brooks and Leachman flanked Garr, who was in a wheelchair. Garr has long battled multiple sclerosis and also suffered a brain aneurysm in 2006. And while she didn’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584255952014-09-18T18:06:33.207-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T18:06:33.207-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425595@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:06:33 MDT Robinson: War on whites? The white folks are winning http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58275660-82/whites-brooks-obama-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58275660-82/whites-brooks-obama-war.html.csp">Robinson: War on whites? The white folks are winning</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T09:53:03.697-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • If there really were a “war on whites,” as a Republican congressman from Alabama ludicrously claims, it wouldn’t be going very well for the anti-white side. In 2012, the last year for which comprehensive Census Bureau data are available, white households had a median income of $57,009, compared to $33,321 for African-American households and $39,005 for Hispanic households. The white-black income gap was almost exactly the same as in 1972; the gap between whites and Hispanics actuall...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58275660@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:53:03 MDT Milbank: The battle cry of the besieged Southern white man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267585-82/chinese-american-america-china.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267585-82/chinese-american-america-china.html.csp">Milbank: The battle cry of the besieged Southern white man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T11:23:12.927-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • The unfriendly airwaves of talk radio this week gave us an inadvertently revealing moment. Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, a Republican immigration hard-liner and part of what The Wall Street Journal just branded “the GOP’s Deportation Caucus,” was giving his retort to the paper’s pro-business editorialists on Laura Ingraham’s radio show Monday: “They need to be patriots, and they need to think about America first,” Brooks said. America First? How 1940! The congressman went on to condemn...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267585@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:23:12 MDT GOP congressman says Dems waging ‘war on whites’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58264306-68/brooks-democrats-race-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58264306-68/brooks-democrats-race-war.html.csp">GOP congressman says Dems waging ‘war on whites’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T17:40:02.148-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 05:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A Republican congressman from Alabama says Democrats are engaged in a “war on whites.” Rep. Mo Brooks made his comment Monday on Laura Ingraham’s conservative talk-radio program. He said the Democratic Party claims white people hate everyone else and that it’s part of President Barack Obama’s strategy of dividing people on the basis of race, sex and class. The remarks came in a discussion of immigration legislation passed last week by the House, which could result in increased depor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582643062014-08-05T17:40:02.148-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T17:40:02.148-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264306@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:40:02 MDT NFL: Seven inducted into football Hall of Fame http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254438-77/hall-pro-reed-bills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254438-77/hall-pro-reed-bills.html.csp">NFL: Seven inducted into football Hall of Fame</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By john wawrow</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:13.491-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canton, Ohio • After delivering an emotionally charged speech that brought both laughter and tears, receiver Andre Reed had one more thing to do to make his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction complete. Turning his back to the crowd at the podium, Reed caught a pass from former Buffalo Bills teammate and fellow Hall of Famer Jim Kelly on the stage at Fawcett Stadium on Saturday night. The two then shared a long, emotional hug. It was a fitting finish for a tandem that set a then-NFL record by ho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582544382014-08-02T23:10:13.491-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:13.491-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254438@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:13 MDT NFL: Reed packs emotion, Strahan laughs at Hall of Fame http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256033-77/pro-reed-brooks-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256033-77/pro-reed-brooks-nfl.html.csp">NFL: Reed packs emotion, Strahan laughs at Hall of Fame</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN WAWROW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T18:13:30.903-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 06:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canton, Ohio • Andre Reed delivered the emotion and managed to hook up for one more catch from Jim Kelly on the Pro Football Hall of Fame stage. And leave it to Michael Strahan and his familiar gap-toothed grin to bring the laughs in closing the ceremony honoring the seven inductees Saturday night. The defensive end cracked he was still a little scared of former New York Giants teammate Lawrence Taylor. Strahan singled out former Philadelphia tackle Jon Runyan in the crowd and referred to him as...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582560332014-08-05T18:13:30.903-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T18:13:30.903-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256033@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:13:30 MDT